Opening eyes to hackers
Last month, a student in Potsdam, southwest of Berlin, got more than he bargained for after buying a used computer hard drive for €20 on the eBay auction Web site.
The hard drive, worth about $26, contained confidential data from the local police, including procedures for hostage-takings, SWAT-team staffing and an analysis of current threats.
By Kevin J. O'Brien at the International Herald Tribune.
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